Turkovic met with newly elected Iranian President Raisi in Tehran
The Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bisera Turković, met last night in Tehran with the newly elected President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi.
Turkovic meets with newly elected President of Iran Raisi in Tehran – Minister Turkovic congratulated on the election and wished a successful term to President Raisi, who officially took over the presidency of Iran yesterday, and the meeting with Minister Turkovic was one of the first official meetings.
During the meeting, they discussed the improvement of bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, and the strengthening of cooperation in various fields. President Raisi said that it is necessary to strengthen economic cooperation and trade exchange, which will be one of the priorities of the new administration. He pointed out that Iran will always support the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and that it will support the progress of our country.
Turkovic thanked the people and officials of Iran for all the support they have provided to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the past decades, and informed the President of Iran about the current political situation in our country, the latest developments related to the High Representative's decisions and relations in the region. Also, the Minister spoke about the efforts of our country to meet its foreign policy obligations, and the difficulties it faces along the way.
Last night's meeting was also attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, with whom Minister Turković will hold a separate meeting today, together with the delegations of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Iran.
During her official visit to Iran, Minister Turkovic will hold other meetings with officials of this country, and attend the inauguration of the new Iranian President Raisi, the Public Relations Office of the MFA of BiH announced.